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Editor-in-Chief: Lisa DuFries
Assistant Editor: Lisa Martin
Photography Editor: Greg Valentini
Sports Editor: Lee McElroy
Copy Editor: Sue McNulty
Staff: Jamie Batcheldor
Photographers: John McCracken
Special thanks to the Gatepost Staff for contributing articles.
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
If one word could describe this 1984-1985 year, I
would choose the word "CHANGE". Change brings
the end of one thing and begins something else. With-
in our college community as well as in the world
around us we have certainly seen a lot of changes . . .
CHANGE: the retirement of President D. Justin
CHANGE: the assassination of India's Prime Minis-
ter, Indira Ghandi
CHANGE: the new addition of the clock on the
College Center building
CHANGE: the death of Soviet leader Andropov
CHANGE: the new non-alcohol policy on campus
CHANGE: the first nomination of a woman for the
office of Vice-President of the United States.
CHANGE: the "coup d'etat" of our food service
CHANGE: the efforts of many people to bring an end
to world hunger
CHANGE: the closing and re-opening of the Ram's
CHANGE: the controversial heart transplants of
man and animal
CHANGE: the graduation of the Class of 1985
For many of us it has been this last change that has
been our primary concern for the last nine months —
GRADUATION! An end to a long list of obligations
and a beginning of new requirements in our careers.
The end of reading about the world, the beginning of
becoming a part of it. The end of late night cram
sessions, parties, and fire-drills — the beginning of
early morning rush hours.
We've prepared at Framingham State College
together and now we go our separate ways. This isn't
the only time for change in our lives, but it will be one
of our biggest. GOOD LUCK!
Editor, 1985 DIAL
One thing that hasn't
changed is the crowds of col-
lege students that flock to
southern waters during
spring break. This year a
group of F.S.C. students in-
vaded the Bahamas for the
NING CLUB FINALS"
(see page 33).
d. justin McCarthy
"TIME'S MAN OF
Dr. D. Justin McCarthy, president of
Framingham State College for the past 23
years, will retire in August, 1985. Dr.
McCarthy, an honors graduate of
Bridgewater State College, earned his
doctorate at Harvard University where
he was elected to PHI DELTA KAPPA
honorary professional society. He be-
came president of Framingham State Col-
lege in 1961.
The nation's first public institution for
preparing teachers, Framingham State
has grown during Dr. McCarthy's pres-
idency from a college of 700 students with
two majors, in elementary education and
home economics, to a comprehensive
state college offering 27 undergraduate
majors and 12 master's level programs.
Now serving over 9,000 students, the
college has 3,125 undergraduates and
over 6,000 graduate and continuing
The president's administration has
seen the college fulfill a multi-million-
dollar facility expansion program which
includes academic buildings, dormitor-
ies, faculty and administrative offices,
and ecumenical chapel, library, athletic
fields, and spacious college center used
widely by both the college and outside
Asked about his feelings regarding the
rapid growth of the college. Dr. McCar-
thy expressed his gratitude in being able
to contribute toward the academic and
physical development of Framingham
State through the participation of many
The class of 1985 leaves it's mark on the wall by honoring President McCarthy and
donating the money to buy the letters to dedicate the building to our retiring president.
President McCarthy and his wife joined the festivities during Home Coming Week.
Shown here at the Alumni Ball, the McCarthy's were found frequently attending
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Among the many honors awarded Pres-
ident McCarthy, Bridgewater State Col-
lege presented him the "Nicholas Till-
inghast Distinguished Service Award" in
1981. The award is the highest honor
given to a Bridgewater alumnus. In 1980
he was named Associate in Education at
Harvard Graduate School of education.
Known in higher education circles for
his experience in accreditation of colleges
and universities, President McCarthy has
served on over 20 accreditation teams in
various parts of the country, the majority
of them as chairman. He was named as a
member of the National Commission on
Accreditation and an evaluator of pres-
Dr. McCarthy was honored by Marist
College as "Lightbearer of the Year" in
1972. He was also given a special award
by the Affirmative Action Officers in
Massachusetts Public Higher Education
in 1979 at a meeting held on campus. In
addition, he was honored by Cushing
Hospital in 1983, the South Middlesex
Area Chamber of Commerce in 1981, and
the Center for the Performing Arts in
President McCarthy has accomplished
a lot during his 23 years at Framingham
State College and we wish him well in all
of his future endeavors.
In 1979, poet David McCord, renowned Grand Bostonian and Harvard
alumnus, wrote that of over 40 college presidents he has known —
"(But) not a one that I'd more gladly fit
Into a verse wherein my aim would be
To box the compass by which one could steer
Toward landfall after landfall in your life —
A life you daily give to your career."
By Wendy Aldred
"Making the most of your col-
lege years," is what Deanna Gor-
don, president of the Student Un-
ion Activities Board (S.U.A.B.),
hopes every student at FSC will
do. This could mean getting in-
volved in S.U.A.B., one of the
most active clubs on campus, or
burrowing yourself in academic
studies, or some combination of
The Student Union Activities
Board is a student organization
that plans social, educational, and
recreational activities. Together
all five officers, nine committee
chairpersons, 14 executive board
members, and the general board
work hard planning events
throughout the year, which cover
all areas of social activities helping
to make college life both a fun and
Some of the events S.U.A.B.
features are the Coffeehouse
events, FSC Perspectives, Sand-
box Weekend, Homecoming,
Beach Weekend, movies, dances,
lectures and trips.
The only requirements to be-
come a member are "the enthu-
siasm and the willingness to par-
ticipate," says President Gordon.
The band "NITROUS" brought Sandbox 18 to a
rocking close. Here Jeff Chaulk, bass guitarist,
"plays" to the crowd.
SANDBOX is a bi-annual event sponsored through the Student Union Activities Board representing the entire campus. Each
Fall and Spring it features campus talent performed on the upper sandbox of the D. Justin McCarthy College Center.
Spectators relax on the lawn and enjoy the concerts. As one of the largest events held at Framingham State College,
SANDBOX is a memorable occasion enjoyed by all.
FSC HOMECOMING 1984-1985
The theme for the Homecoming Weekend of 1984-1985 was "A CLASS AFFAIR". Pictured above are Lisa
DuFries, Liz Gomez, and Brenda Doherty.
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Homecoming Weekend consisted of a
variety of events including the dorm de-
corating contest won by Horace Mann
Hall, competitions between dorms and
clubs in the Ram-Olympics won by Peirce
Hall, Comedy Night, the FACE TO
FACE Concert, the Semi-Formal Home-
coming Dance, and of course the Football
game. We played Massachusetts Meri-
time Academy, and despite our strong
support we were ultimately defeated.
The Homecoming King and Queen for
this year were Kevin Malloy and Jodie
Rafus. Among the contestants were (from
left to right) Rich Caruso, Kathy Young,
Russ Stone, Julia Connors, and Maria
A CLASS AFFAIR"
According to Janis Reed, music consultant for Boston's fore-
most rock n' roll magazine The Beat, WDJM is the station to
tune to in Massachusetts. In a recent article entitled "The Best
of 1984", Reed states, "In true spirit of college radio, WDJM in
Framingham does not behave in the 'clique-ish" manner of
certain other "we rule" college and major radio people. Hope-
fully, its innovative programming and spirit will not end up
The WDJM staff was pleased by the article, which appeared
in the January issue of The Beat, written by such a respected
critic. WDJM's General Manager Robb Timm explains, "It
wasn't as if we were rated 'the Best College Station' but we
were rated "The best Radio Station" — period. Our reputation
is spotless and highly regarded. In fact, Framingham's new
video channel V66 called us looking for interns because 'DJM
people have proven themselves to be top notch in the broadcast-
ing field. Of course, we are not for everybody — just for people
tired of listening to the same ten records.
How has such a transformation come about? Many factors
have played a part in WDJM's radio prominence. The first move
was the boost in power from ten to one-hundred watts a year
ago. One DJ noted, "Until recently we were lucky to get three
phone calls a show, but now it has become nearly impossible to
play so many requests during a two-hour show."
WDJM Disc Jockeys should be proud of the new atten-
tion and popularity that the station has received this year.
With change comes growth and WDJM is certainly doing
Above left, some of WDJM's staff flaunt the new WDJM bumper-stickers. From left to right are; Who
R.U., Beth Lennon, Dan Kelty, Ivan Slovan, Mike Leonard, and Greg Valentini. Since the station went
100 watts this year WDJM found the need to let people outside of our college community know about
F.S.C.'s great station and the bumper-stickers did the trick. Above right, Kim O'Neil and Rob Hamilton
cuddle-up for our camera but who knows what goes on in the studio that we can't see?!
On Tuesday, September 11, the Stu-
dent Government Association held its
first session with its new president, Cindy
Santomassimo, at the wheel. And by the
sound of things, the road could be very
As senator Carol Besgen commented,
"I'm very excited." And she has good
reason to be. Last year's election has not
only put a different face at the head of
S.G.A., but also a host of new ideas and
very positive ideas at that.
Cindy Santomassimo explained that
plans are in the making to better organize
S.G.A. Executive meetings will now be
held after the senate meeting in order to
stop delays that were caused by late run-
ning executive meetings last year. Also
the executive meeting will discuss that
following week's business. Then those
issues will be posted to give senators one
week to decide what opinions they may
Here are the hard working individuals who keep S.G.A. going. From
left to right are TOP ROW: Karen St. Pierre, Lee McElroy, and Steve
Hampe. BOTTOM ROW: Martha McCagg, Cindy Santomassimo and
With "change" comes new
people, new ideas and new
energy. That's exactly what
Cindy Santomassimmo brought
to her position as the head of
S.G.A. Never be afraid of
THE GATEPOST STAFF
- EDITOR -
— STAFF —
Patty Lowther, Liz Russo
- FEATURE EDITOR -
— ART & GRAPHIC STAFF —
John Fields, Dara Hennessy
— PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR —
Sarah Shiel, Beth Smith
- SPORTS EDITOR —
— PHOTOGRAPHY STAFF —
Susan Aylain, Jeff DePaolo
— SUAB EDITOR —
Elizabeth Krueger, Steven Reitter
Nancy Silvestre, Mark Waters
— BUSINESS MANAGERS —
— SPORTS STAFF —
Bob Oliviera, Rich Leonard
Deborah A. Hipson
— ART/ENTERTAINMENT —
Glenn Matto, Susan Sullivan
— REPORTERS —
Susan Aylaian, Jay Bazzinotti
Mary Beaudoin, Laurie Canavan
Sal Cesario, Marie Hett
Framingham State College
Dan MacLean, Terri Millette
Media Communications Department
Sherry Wave, Kathy Young
Printed by Weston Graphics, Inc.
The Gatepost Staff
Cindy St. Cyr
Kevin MacPherson, Kathryn Naujalis
Glenn Matto, Susan Sullivan
Jay Bazzinotti, Dan
Liz Russo, L.ori Blinkhom
Lisa Gwiazda, Sheila
i Sue Aylayian, Marc
Wexler, Nancy Silvestre,
ARTS AND GRAPHICS STAFF:
Sherry Ware, Mark Keup
The DIAL Staff would like to thank the
GATEPOST staff for their contributing articles and
photographs. As Framingham State College's week-
ly newspaper, the GATEPOST consistently
produces quality work and we all can appreciate their
commitment and talent. We commend the
GATEPOST Staff in it's unbiased reporting and
revelation of campus events, which must be hard to
do sometimes when students are reporting on fellow
students. If it wasn't for the GATEPOST alot of us
would never know about campus related events and
even national and world news.
We'd especially like to congratulate the
GATEPOST on their smooth transition of
"editorship" when First Semester Editor, Paul
Fitzgeral left to go to study abroad at which time Bill
LaCroix accepted responsibility as Editor during
Second Semester. Congratulations to the entire
GATEPOST Staff for a job well done!
In these rare, "behind the scenes,"
photographs we find Paul Fitzgerald (top)
— GATEPOST Editor first semester, and
Phil Reilly (below) — GATEPOST Photo
Editor. These two men are usually found
behind the print instead of being the
subject of it. They get the job done every
week and make sure that we all know
what's going on at F.S.C.
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As Framingham State's number one publication, the
GATEPOST gives factual, up-to-date and often humorous
accounts of F.S.C.'s sports, activities, and news and
FETTER ROLE MODELS
For the past two years, the Active Sociologists have been creating awareness of social issues
of the times through various programs as well as prompting social and career networking for
sociology majors. The organization has established an early morning lecture series entitles
"Breakfast with Sociologists" to encourage informal discussions with area sociologists on
topics deemed interesting to students faculty and other members of the college community.
There were three such "get-togethers" during the 1984-85 year.
"GEOGRAPHY IS BASK. WITUOUT IT,
UISTORV AND CIVICS ARE DRAMAS IN
TUE AIR— PLAYS WITUOUT A STAGE.
LITERATURE LACKS ADEQUATE SET-
TING WITHOUT GEOGRAPHY. READING,
WRITING, AMD CIPUERINSG ARE ftUT
TOOLS OC THE MIND. EDUCATION
BEGINS WITH GEOGRAPUY."
The Geographical Association is a club designed to further the study,
discussion, and interest in Geography and its related fields. Member-
ship is open to all Geography majors and other students who are inter-
ested in Geography and are willing to actively participate in the affairs of
the club. In the past, the Geographical Association has sponsored an
all-campus forum on hazardous waste problems in the area.
The Louisa A. Nicholass Home
Economics Club is F.S.C.'s only
professional organization related
to home economics. The club in-
forms students of activities
sponsored by both the
Massachusetts and American
Home Economics Associations.
This year's programs of the club
included professional develop-
ment, community service
projects, fundraising projects and
social activities. Events for this
year included — Craft Fair, Sock
Hop, Spring Banquet, Nutrition
Week activities, Fashion Show,
Valentines Event and guest
speakers. The club is open to
Home Economics majors and also
others interested in home econo-
The Third World Organizations
helps to familiarize and unite the
minority students who are a signif-
icant part of the F.S.C. commu-
nity. In hopes of achieving this,
they sponsor guest speakers like
Newscaster Liz Walker of NBC
and this year's speaker Tanya
Hart from WBZ-TV's COMING
TOGETHER. They also sponsor
RAM JAM in which surrounding
state schools participated. A new
organization on campus and a very
important active one.
Tanya Hart spoke at Framingham State College during BLACK AWARENESS WEEK.
RAM JAM '85
The ONYX is the literary and visual magazine at
Framingham State. It is printed once at the end of the
school year and copies are made available free to
students. The staff consists of students interested in
reviewing submitted written and art work and choos-
ing the material for this year's issue. As Laurie
Canavan, Co-Editor-in-Chief puts it: The Onyx has
always represented the "sense" of the students. This
is so vital for unlike other Framingham State publica-
tions, talking about students, the Onyx is the
students, talking about. This is the trueness, the real
relationship between students and the college.
The Onyx reveals the births we all undergo in be-
coming individuals. With each photograph, poem, or
pen and ink, we expand our capacity for association.
We see more. The tree is not just a tree.'
Here are a few excerpts from the
1985 ONYX . . .
Sugary images of a wintery day
A day when death cast its bluish tinge over all living things
Long pointed spears of frozen water hung from the tool shack in my yard
and mounds of white crystals with the airiness of fair weather clouds
Sprayed across the city to the rhythmical beat of the wind
Making the day bitter cold
I journeyed out into the whirling crystals catching them on my tongue
An addiction I have on days such as these
Freezing cold crystals numbing my teeth
— Dana Smith
INNOCENCE — Brenda Boudreau
Sometimes I feel like a pawn on a chessboard
Small and expendable.
Lost and won easily.
I get tired of the games sometimes.
Painted smiles and vacent eyes and
Illusion of perfection as we try to mainipulate each
Trying to mould clay
That has almost hardened in the sun.
Wind up dolls walkin aimlessly
Toward each other.
Look into my eyes and tell me what you see
The intensity of my emotions
Must be reflected someplace,
but visibility is vulnerability —
Even to myself
A GOOD PARTY
I woke up Sunday morning and it was Monday afternoon.
— Ed Gannon
Since the Student Union Activi-
ties Board does more than just
sponsor SANDBOX, we thought
that the people responsible for all
our good times should get some
additional credit. SUAB is one of
the most active groups on campus,
sponsoring coffee houses every
Tuesday night in the College
Center, films twice a week in
Dwight Auditorium, dances, con-
certs, and you name it — they
Other little known but popular "clubs" at F.S.C.
The "Disappearing Hand" Club.
The "We sell no wine before it's time" Club.
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The "I'm not up to anything" Club.
The "You deserve a break today" Club
The "Paint your wagon" Club
The "Jane Fonda Workout" Club.
The "Ballroom Dancing" Club.
Other little known but popular " clubs" at F.S.C.
The Someday I'll be a Star-Club"
'The only way to get to class 'club'."
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The "I went to college to find a husband" club.
The "Hang out on the wall" club.
— One of our most popular clubs.
'The Inter- Varsity Tanning Club"
'The Student Shoplifters Union.
F.S.C.'s Cool-man club/'
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Framingham State College: it's not just a school, it's an adventure
Welcome to 1985
by Jay Bazzinotti
Welcome, children, welcome to 1985. It sure is a rude
awakening to find that that nice old man in the White House who
we college types voted overwhelmingly for is now cutting down
one of our best avenues for pursuing a college education. Bye-
bye, student loans! So long, education grants! You were, oh, so
nice while we had you! Guess now I'll have to sell my stereo to
stay in school. But that's okay. I really prefer knowing our taxes
are going for something really worthwhile, like atom bombs or
600 dollar toilet seats for military aircraft. So it doesn't bother
me. Hey, I know a place in Boston where I can sell some of my
blood if I really need the cash. And if I have to drop out of
school, well, that's okay too. At least I have the knowledge that
what might have been my college loan is now being used to close
that window of vulnerabillity so we can keep those pesky
Or maybe that 2500 bucks I would have squandered on an
education is being used to cut the deficit. Hell, it's at 1 .8 trillion
now, so I guess every little bit helps. You know, I could always
enter the Service. I read a report in the paper saying that El
Salvador is becoming more and more like Viet Nam, so I'm sure
they'll need people to fight there soon. I've always wanted to
ride on a helicopter. I wonder what combat is like. I'll bet there
are some guys in the VA Hospital who can tell me. Who needs
an education, anyway? If I survive the Service, I could get a
pension that's six times what I might get with my college educa-
tion. Gotta think about the future, you know. Besides, with So-
cial Security on the same shakey grounds as my loans, maybe
I'd better not plan to depend on it.
Actually, I feel really good that our leaders are finally doing
something about the budget deficit. The fact that it took 200
years to get to 1 trillion, but only four additional years to almost
double that sorta had me concerned.
I guess it's going to be harder to stay in school now. I'll have
to tighten my belt somewhat. No more car. It never ran well in
the rain, anyway. No more luxuries. I'm going to have to give up
that trip to Florida. But that's okay, really. Mr. Bennett, the
Secretary of Education said that all this was necessary. And
after all, he ought to know. He's got a college education.
1 I I M I I
She was so tiny, so vulnerable.
Her life was so brief. Yet Baby Fae
made a impact on the conscious-
ness of the world that seems likely
to endure. Doomed from birth by
her own malformed heart, at 2
weeks she was given a baboon's
heart that kept her alive for
another 20 days, longer than any
other human recipient of a heart
transplant from another species.
There were — and are — those
who question the year's most con-
troversial surgical operation on
both medical and ethical grounds.
The debate will continue. Still, no
one who saw pictures of Baby Fae
yawning sleepily or listening to her
mom's voice over a telephone was
unaffected. As Ann Martin, an
anchorwoman at KABC-TV in
Los Angeles put it, it was as if "the
world keyed in on this one little
person as a symbol of hope. We
were pulling for her because she
1985 was the first year that
Framingham State College had a
break in March, consistent with
the spring break of other colleges
and universities around the nation.
Here two F.S.C. contestants in the
CLUB" enjoyed their break in the
Bahamas. "Ooooo, Bahamas!"
It is the belief of the Class of 1985 that present PFM practices
are wholly non-beneficial to the mutual interests of our college
community. More specificially, those vested interested of our
constituents, the students.
The Class has experienced this PFM negativism in our ex-
tensive contracting of their services. For the past two academic
years the Class has been forced to utilize only PFM for our
catering needs. This is due to the contractual obligation the
school has with PFM concerning catering and PFM's pervasive
right to all on-campus food service needs. We acknowledge that
this is a special area of concern and disregards the Board Opera-
tions of PFM in general. But, the Class believes that this un-
professionalism in catering cannot be detached from their other
areas of operations. Rather bad management, unsanitary con-
ditions, and second rate victuals are manifested in ALL aspects
of PFM' s management.
This leads me to the crux of this letter, that is, we, the Class
1985, can no longer stand by conplacently accepting excuses in
lieu of improvements. Therefore, be it resolved, that the Class
of 1985 has stated and will upon request, present the facts that
we feel should call for the removal of PFM as our Food Service.
Finally, please disseminate this concern to the people you feel
are empowered to act accordingly. Thank you for your attention
and assistance in this matter.
Respectfully submitted on the behalf of the Class of 1985.
Craig R.C. Colwell
Whether it's the residents cafeteria or the Commuter cafe, it's not just a place to
get nourishment. Our cafeterias are our social spot, the meeting place after
classes and as much a pick-up spot as Bennigans. "I.D. PLEASE"
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On Wednesday, September 26, 1984 the Democratic Vice
Presidential nominee, Geraldine Ferraro, came to Boston to
campaign for the Mondale-Ferraro ticket in the November elec-
tion. A number of F.S.C. students went to Boston to see the first
woman Vice-Presidential candidate for the United States.
Among the dignitaries present at the rally were U.S. Senator
Ted Kennedy, Lieutenant Governor and Massachusetts,
Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate John Kerry,
Governor Dukakis and Mayor Ray Flynn. They gathered
together to speak to an enthusiastic crowd unintimidated by the
damp and rainy weather. Senator Kennedy declared, "the rain
may fall in Boston today but the sun will shine on election day
when Mondale and Ferraro are elected into the Office of
President and Vice President of the United States."
Unfortunately, the Democratic party lost the election this
year so Ferraro remained only the first women Vice Presidential
candidate instead of becoming the first woman Vice President.
This year she was defeated, but this year women conquered. In
her first speech after the election, addressing a boisterously
partisan crowd at the University of Wisconsin, an unbowed
Ferraro said that Democrats have always "stood up for the idea
that a nation is mightier when its people are freer. Belief in equal
opportunity is the core of Democratic party's faith." Despite
the results of the 1984 election she added, "the last thing we
need is to trim our principles now . . .. " What the country will
get, this year made clear, is more Geraldine Ferraro.
— comprised from a story written by Lisa Martin for the
Gatepost and Garry Clifford from TIME magazine.
In 1968 Framingham State College opened it's doors for the first time to
officially enroll male students. In 1985 the United State's political doors were
opened to the admittance of woman nominee for a major office. Watch out boys,
you never know what the 1980s' women is up to next!
One thing that hasn't changed at
Framingham State College is the
small private school atmosphere
that allows students to get to know
each other and develop close last-
"Some things Never Change!"
A PIECE OF SKY
It all began the day I found
that from my window
I could only see a piece of sky.
I stepped outside and looked around,
I never dreamed it was so wide
Or even half as high.
The time had come
To try my wings
And even though it seemed at any
Moment I could fall,
I felt the most
The things you can't imagine if
You've never flown at all.
Though it's safer to stay on
Sometimes where danger lies
There the sweetest of pleasures
No matter where I go — there'll be
Memories that tug at my sleeve
But there will also be more to
Question yet more to believe.
The more I live — the more I learn.
The more I learn — the more I realize
The less I know.
Each step I take —
Each page I turn —
Each mile I travel only means
The more I have to go.
What's wrong with wanting more?
If you can fly — then soar!
With all there is — why settle for
Just a piece of sky?
' 'Some things
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The RAM's DEN PUB ex-
perienced a few changes this year.
Two of these changes occurred in
one week, it's forced closure on
March 28 and then it's reopening
on April 4. At first we gathered
these to mourn it's closure, the
very next week we gathered there
again to celebrate it's reopening.
As Freshmen, there was no
"Pub" at all. The twenty year old
upper-classmen would leave us in
the dorms to go to the "Beer
Bashes" in the Forum. Our
Sophomore year brought with it
the RAM's DEN PUB but as
Seniors (and now "of age"
ourselves) it seemed that there
was constant conflict at the Pub.
First, in November, the no dupli-
cate I.D. policy was revoked with
the help of 1985 Class President
Craig Colwell. He argued that a
valid Massachusettes I.D. was
sufficient for out of state students,
no need for two forms of identifi-
cation. In March when the Pub's
own liquor license was not
renewed, in the words of Execu-
tive Vice President Arthur
Chave's "things looked very dis-
mall." But with the efforts of Dr.
Chaves, Trustees Edward Clasby
and other interested parties the
Pub's policy was extended to June
30 and less than a week later the
RAM'S DEN PUB was reopened.
Whether or not the pub will
remain opened next year is un-
known at this time. Will we be
visiting our old friends still at
F.S.C. on a dry campus? Who
knows, but we're used to change.
We'll be able to deal with it.
OUR PLAY PEN!
"95 bottles of beer on the wall, 95 bottles of beer ..."
'Here's to the class of 1985!"
What's wrong with my hat?"
The crew that keeps us in line ... so we can walk the straight line!
F.S.C. graduate never die, they just keep coming back for the girls!
"Here's to 1985, the year COOR'S Beer came to New
Here's Lisa Martin with a few friends.
"Welcome to my neighborhood .
can you say Here we find Lisa Martin with a few more of her
'I dare anyone to try and take my pitcher away!" ". . .34 bottles of beer on the wall, 34 bottles of beer. . ."
"Dry campus? What dry campus??"
The Commuter Alliance is a new student organization on
campus this year that is open to both commuters and residents.
Its purpose is to help commuters become more involved in
college life and to assure that commter's needs are addressed in
the school's dicision making process. The large population of
commuters at F.S.C. began voicing their opinions and taking
action against the division between residents and commuters
through Commuter Alliance and the "Commuter Survival"
column that ran in the GATEPOST last fall.
New Solutions to an Old Problem.
Lack of parking spaces has been an old problem at F.S.C. but
this year there were a few new solutions for them. Instead of
continuing to complain about the lack of parking spaces
students got together and formed the COMMUTER
ALLIANCE this year with hopes of coming to some of their
own solutions about the problem. In addition to the
COMMUTER ALLIANCE other "solutions" included the
new Shuttle Bus and a commuter advice column in the
GATEPOST entitled, "COMMUTER SURVIVAL" with
helpful and humorous tips for us all.
The new Shuttle Bus, driven by Jeff Rendell, made scheduled runs between
Bowditch Field and F.S.C. campus. A new solution to an old problem.
by marie a. hett
Lift that book bag, two, three.
Hike that hill, two, three. As your
aching muscle may be telling you
(God knows mine are screaming to
me) the Commuter Fitness
Workout is enough to make Jane
Fonda wince. Unfortunately, my
helpful tip to lessen your burdens
is too late to do you any good . . .
Games People Play
The "Game Room" in the College Center serves as a fun place
to spend between classes. The room houses pool tables and
video machines and gives everyone a chance to try their skills in
these extracurricular activities.
Here a few students gather to "play." From left to right are: Mimi Thibault, Michelle Cormier, Paula Sousa, Sandy Andrews, Jennifer Harrison, Therese
Graves, Nancy Lanza, Sue McNulty, Gerry Prince and Deanna Gordon.
Games People Play
The "Reverse Drinking Booth" at Sandbox-Spring 1985.
'Tree Pitching" was a popular game this spring . . .
The "Unknown Students" a game played by many at F.S.C.
... as well as "Ball" Catching.
Signs of Our Time!
Talking Coke Machine appeared around Framingham in 1985.
MICHAEL JACKSON'S style and "Thriller" album kept him in the 1985
The rock band U-2 sang out against world politics, destruction and hatred between all people.
Home -Made Ice Cream
'Liquid Hairdos" and liquids in boxes are norms in our futuristic styled times.
The 1984 Bottle-Bill that put a deposit fee on every can and bottle helped F.S.C.
raise money for new bleachers at the Football Field.
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN won his first Grammy Award this year for Best Rock The short skirts of the 60's and the high heels of the 50's combined make the
Vocal Performance of "DANCING IN THE DARK," Columbia Records. "hot" fashions of the 80's.
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Bottled Blood? Not quite. Successful Blood Drives at F.S.C. passed 163 pints of The ever popular Media Department grew right out of space at Whitemore
blood to the Red Cross this year. Library and took an added room in Pierce Hall.
Signs of Our Time!
Friends are always a sign of any time!
SANDBOX is a "sign of our time"
twice! Held once in the fall and again in
the spring, F.S.C. students have the
chance to participate in the fun two times
each year. The new "no-alcohol" policy
enforced this year did not interfere with
anyone's good time. "Carnival" type
events such as the "reverse dunking
booth" and strolling Shakesperian Minis-
trels filled the afternoon and the tradi-
tional student talent and bands filled the
evening hours. SANDBOX was a great
time but for us Seniors it just prepared us
for the up-coming SENIOR WEEK
Into the Night at Sandbox Nineteen!
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Two events that occured on campus
this year that are "Signs of All Time,"
were the performance of the Boston Bal-
let's NUTCRACKER and the visitation
of Teddy Kennedy Jr. The Kennedy's
have not been around as long as this clas-
sical ballet has been but with rumors of
Ed. Jr.'s intentions of following in his
family's political footsteps, the Kennedy
influence continues in this next genera-
Kennedy has not announced definite
plans to run for an official office at this
time, however he has been involved with
the campaigns of Senator John Kerry as
well as his father's unsuccessful attempt
of the Democrat's Presidential Candida-
cy in 1984.
Above, members of the Boston Ballet Company perform at F.S.C. in
Edward Kennedy Jr. mixes with F.S.C. students and faculty after speaking on behalf of Massachusettes
Senator John Kerry.
The HILLTOP PLAYERS presented
"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way
to the Forum" on April eighteenth,
nineteenth and twentieth to great reviews
and many laughs. Local Director Merrill
Kabler contributed his expertise to a cast
of (count 'em) eighteen; Doug Wall,
Charles E. Hodges Jr., Kathleen Celli,
Neil Casey, Jennifer Robb, Robert
Jacobs, Jim Murphy, Greg Valentini,
Ken Cardinale, Veronica Pestilli, Karen
Albinson, Lisa Howard, Tammy Payne,
Marie Hett, Aj Sulivan, Robert Keyes,
and John O'brien. Sets were designed by
Roger Marrocco and Paul Abbott with
Stage Direction by Russ Winslow. Cos-
tumes by Tammy Payne and special
thanks to magicians Donna Bouchard,
Karen Porcello and Russ Winslow.
Musical Direction by Gene Schwab and
Julie Roberts. Congratulations to Presi-
dent of the "Players" Marie Hett and
Resa Rea, producing their way to another
success for the HILLTOP PLAYERS!
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Visiting Lecturer Paul Marsella addresses one of his History Classes.
Our faculty at Framingham State Col-
lege is a wide collection of Doctors, Pro-
fessors, Lecturers and people with di-
verse experiences and educations. They
put the challenge to us and guide us and
tempt us to accomplish those challenges.
College is goal-setting and re-evaluating.
It is an endurance test and the teachers of
the twenty one departments endure it
with us. When Professor Josephine R.
Reiter the President of the Framingham
State College Professional Association
welcomed us to the 1984-85 school year
she stated, "The challenge ahead of you
is great. As you encounter the important
minds and ideas of the past and present,
as you develop your critical and analytic
thinking abilities, as you improve your
speaking and writing skills, and as you
deepen your aesthetic awareness, we will
be there — in and out of our classrooms
and offices — to guide you and direct
your learning." She stood before us then
at our Graduation Ceremony and con-
gratulated us for doing all of that and
Dr. Arthur Goyette of the Geography Department.
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The English Department
James Eng of the Art Department
Mr. Joseph McCaul of the Computer Science Depart
GREAT EVENTS IN HISTORY
Columbus discovered America in 1492.
English Pilgrims land in Provincetown in 1690.
July 4, 1776 The Declaration of Independence is signed.
Man walks on the moon 1968.
The class of 1985 graduates from Framingham State College.
The History Department
The Home Ec. Department
The Nursing Department
The Psychology Department
Media Department Television Coordinator Jeff Baker (above) observes the Here Media Students smile for our camera instead of being behind their
action of his T.V. II class while Director of Media Walter Koroski (below) cameras,
advises Tom Dinapoli.
Above, Dr. Joan Horrigan, Head of the Speech Department, watches the Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 1985.
The Sociology Department
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For the person who has never seen a
rugby game, it's really something to
watch. It resembles soccer in the size of
the field, the player's equipment or
should I say lack of it, and the way the ball
is almost always in play. It also is like
football because of the tackling and the
way the points are scored. It's a very
rough, but very entertaining game.
Although rugby is very physical, it's
not just a "kill the guy with the ball" kind
of game. It is often disciplined and exact
in the ways the ball is passed from player
to player, which look to be according to
The Rugby Team at Framingham State
College has been in existence for two
years now and has greatly strengthened
their program since the Spring of "83"
when Paul Wisse initiated the first season
of rugby here at the college. Since then
they have expanded to both Spring and
Fall seasons, along with increasing the
number of players to nearly two teams of
fifteen players in the Fall and over thirty
players in the Spring.
The Rugby Team, for its two years, has
been playing without an official coach.
Instead of any one man coaching the
team, it is coached and run by veteran
players. Veterans include Seniors; Mike
Charnley, Bill Magnusen, Keith Faulkner
and Rick McGrath, along with Junior,
Will Harpster. Keith is acting President
for the team with Rick as treasurer, and
Mike as secretary.
Most of the coaching is done by Will
Harpster with the help of Mike Charnley.
Both Will and Mike are veteran players of
the Beacon Hill Rugby Team. One of the
top rated Rugby teams in Boston, which
boasts a player from the U.S. National
Team that competed in the Los Angeles
Olympics. They are probably the most
experienced of the group of veterans.
Sometimes coaching, always playing hard, these Senior Captains keep the
Rugby ball moving. From left are; Mike Charnley. Bill Magnusen and Keith
The Ram's Rugby Team is from left, (first row) Al Craven, John Braden. Mike Moles. Paul . and Jonathan Welsh (second row) John Masterson. Brian
Earley, Tod Larson, John Macnamara, Tom Charnley. Rick McGrath. Paul Ring. Mike Jordan, Troy Chicoine, John Irwin. Dave Royal and Tom Haskins.
(third row) Seniors, Mike Charnley. Bill Magnusen and Keith Faulkner. Not pictured is Kevin Mulhall opposite page.
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This is Ivan Slovan reporting as Jim Burke receives a double ball play."
Football Players from left to right are Jack Flinter, Ed Tamuleviz (in suit), Dave McDermott, Tom Kelley (Coach), Steve Oakes (with ball), Steve Meger and
Volleyball is a strange sport in that
each night's performance can be different
from the last. The strong points and the
weak points of a team's showing can
change with every game. Therefore, a
team can only try to improve as much as
possible in the basics such as serving, and
shooting. Only after the Rams have gone
through a few matches do they get a bet-
ter idea of what areas they are improving
in and what they need to work harder on
in practice. Something is possibly look
for in each match is someone who is play-
ing unusually good in one or more skills
that particular night. With few experi-
enced players (no Seniors) the team is still
growing. When the team is playing well
together, showing a lot of intensity,
Coach Lindgren tries to keep them fired
up. A team seems to play well when play-
ing with alot of intensity, and as long as
they can keep it that way, they will con-
tinue to play tough and win points.
Equestrian means rider or riding and
this year the team had 40 people trying
out for the team. There are 16 people on
the team (14 regular and 2 alternates); 7
veterans from last year. Few people real-
ize that Equestrian is not only a fall sport
but a Spring sport as well. It is also a
co-ed team but thee tarn has no male rid-
ers. FSC is part of the Intercollegiate
Horse Show Association which involves
25 states and 112 colleges.
Head Captain Carol Besgen, a liberal
studies major in Equestrian Studies,
reorganized and restructured the team in
the Fall of 1982. One of her goals is to get
the team into Varsity standing because
right now they are inbetween club and
varsity. To become a varsity team they
must have an advisor to support them.
Carol is very happy with the team be-
cause there is good team spirit, a lot of
enthusiasm and there are twice as many
people that came out for the team this
year as there were last year.
In the Homecoming Parade the Equestrian Team took Second Place.
The Crosscountry team, under Head
Coach Ned Price, headed into the '84 sea-
son with a small team, but with some
talented runners. The best of which is a
sophomore transfer students from Wel-
lesly College by the name of Art Blodgett.
Art in his first meet for the Rams , not only
came in first, but the school record for the
4.8 mile course with a time of 25:02, bet-
tering the prior record time of 5:08 set by
now Senior John Fields.
Stack that up with senior Rick Smith's
fifth place performance of 26:12 (his per-
sonal best) and a very good eighth place
finish by Freshman Dan Hawkins and
you had a very ohtimistic view of the
team's chances this year.
Although there were no elected cap-
tains this year, the natural choice of lead-
er would by John Fields, according to
Coach Price. Although Rick Smith is also
a Senior and a quality runner, this was
only his second year of College Competi-
tion. John Fields, on the other hand, has
been in the hrogram for three years and
this was his fourth year of competition at
the College level.
Fields, who was All-Conference at
Maynard High School, is in the words of
Coach Price, "the best overall runner
we've ever had here ..."
Running is not known as a "hit-em,"
"rock-em-sock-em" contact sport which
is why the collision between Mary Deck-
er (at right) and Zola Budd during the
3,000 meters race at the 1984 Summer
Olympics drew so much attention. In the
last moments of the race Decker, the
leader and expected winner, fell to the
ground as Budd "unintentionally"
bumped her off the track to win the race
as waves of boos crashed down on her.
This summer Decker got revenge by beat-
ing Budd in an English Championship.
Decker, satisfied yet not compensated for
her Olympic defeat, toasted her victory
and her presence at the 1988 Olympics.
Can you identify this picture: If you're an athlete at Framingham State College you probably
can. This is an outside view of the locker room where our athletes ready themselves for the
games that they play in Division III Athletics.
A steady improvement over the course
of the season resulted in a 7-5-1 record
and a bid to the MAIA W Division Three
Tournament. Although the team carried a
relatively low number of players (14) for a
soccer team the enthusiasm remained
high. With a competitive schedule in
place, the team continued to make its
presence known thereby gaining respect
from opponents for their aggressive style
and competitive spirit.
A quick check of game results reflects a
slow start building into a strong finish
which, coincidentally, was the hallmark
for almost every game. The admirable
qualities evident from the players that
they injected into their play were commit-
ment, pride, determination and spunk
even though fatigue often became their
second opponent. Over the past three
seasons this tenacity has become the
mark of Framingham soccer; the consis-
tant desire to finish strong.
It may be said that this team is one of
the better kept sports secrets on campus,
but the reasons for our success to date are
certainly no secret to us. The contribu-
tion by several key players such as Senior
Co-Captain Maureen McPhee whose ath-
letic prowess and intelligent play
anchored a tough defense (midfielder
Helene Walls is the only other senior on
the team). Junior Barbara Canavan made
things happen with her exceptional ball
control and endless energy. Sparkling
performances by the goalkeepers Sopho-
mores Bridgett Kane and the ever steady
poised freshman Chris Grant combined
for a modest 28 goals against our 2.3 GPG
While we're on the subject of Soccer,
the Men's coach could not be reached for
comments but we did pick up on some
information about the team. This year's
men's soccer team had eighteen players
with only six returning veterans. Greg
Allen, the only Senior, notes that they
were a very young team, yet enthusiastic
and worked well together.
RAMS SPORTS TODAY
On a team where 16 of the 19 players
are underclassmen, leadership is a com-
modity that you don't usually benefit
from. But captains Frank Pisa and Rich
Russo have more than provided it for the
Rams, something highly important with a
team as young as this year's was. Frank
and Rich have finished their hockey
careers for the Rams after graduating this
year and although the value of a person's
leadership is something that's hard to
measure, both have helped the Rams on
their way to becoming the powerful team
that they will be in the next two years.
Eric Donaghey enroute to one of his three goals in the St. Michael's game.
Chris Shanahan lets go with a slapshot which helped the Rams win this game against St. Michaels.
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The Ram's Men's Basketball team
made it to the quarter-finals of the EC AC
Tournament this year playing almost
error free basketball only to loose to Con-
necticut College with a 89-70 score.
Despite the large spread between
scores, the Rams were able to hang close
with the Camels as long as Rod Valerie
kept sinking those outside jumpers. In the
last game of the Ram's season, Connecti-
cut College didn't allow Framingham
State many second shots late in the half
and used that advantage to build a nine
point halftime lead, 40-31, which the
Rams never recovered.
Rich Corbett led the Rams with 24
points while Rod Valerie added 17. Soph-
omore guard Gerry Walsh had a season
high 15 assists for FSC. All in all, Fra-
mingham State had a fine season and will
only improve next year. Perhaps even
going for the title.
By Janice Tibbetts
Six rookies joined three veterans on the
FSC women's basketball team to play
what Coach Bill Craig refers to as "one of
the toughest schedules in Division III."
Over the past five months, the Ram
women matched up with such division
ranked teams as Bridgewater State,
Salem State, Worcester State, Clark Uni-
versity and WPI.
In total, they played 24 games (14
away, 10 home), picked up eight wins and
never let the other team walk off the court
with an easy win.
The talents of rookie and veteran alike
were used to the fullest as Coach Craig,
his assistant Tom Lipsky and the women
strove to bring the excitement and com-
petition of women's basketball back to
Not only have they scored as a whole
with the fans and the opposition, they
have scored locally and nationally in the
Massachusetts State Colleges Athletic
Conference (MASCAC) the ECAC and
Point Guard Beth Toppin brings the ball up the court under pressure from North Adams State College.
After a heavy season, the Ram's
Women's Softball team played two awe-
some away games against Westfield State
on April 27. The Ram's defense held
Westfield to only 2 runs in the first game
! and 3 runs in the second game.
Moe McPhee playing some of her best
■ defense at short-stop and Beth Kerrigan
\ making some "Jim Rice" put-outs at
Center Field were two factors in keeping
the games tight. The final score was 2-1
' and 3-0 Westfield.
With only 9 players per game and a
heavy schedule the Rams have done very
i well. The other scores of the end of the
season were; 7-5 and 10-5 Fitchburg,
Wheaton 8-0, and Tufts 16-10.
Assistant Coach, Dan Elliott, talks strategy with the Softball team.
The Framingham State Rams did a
number on Anna Maria College, embar-
rassing them something terrible, 31-10
Wednesday April 24.
The Rams got three homers in the con-
test, a two-run homer in the fourth by
Frank Malzone, and two-run homers
from Bob Lawton and Steve Plante in the
Tom Winand went six strong innings to
get the win, striking out nine and now
walks in a two hitter. Billy Rose came in
to finish the job. The Rams wound up the
season with a 13-16-1 overall and for the
conference, winning half, 7-6-1.
TRIVIAL PURSUIT was the board game introduced in 1984 that gave the game board industry a shot of adrenalin. Before
we knew it, there were "Trivial Pursuit Parties" and competitions all over the place. By the Holiday Season this year
TRIVIAL PURSUIT games were sold out, rush orders and lines for adults compared with the CABBAGE PATCH DOLL
buying lines for children.
Two Canadian Journalists began the trivia craze and now there are many versions of the original game; Trivial Sports
Pursuit, Entertainment Tonight's Trivial Pursuit and so on. The DIAL has comprised our own small version of the TRIVIAL
PURSUIT game, ala FRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE PURSUIT. The answers can be found in this very Yearbook,
however if you'd like the easy-out, the back of the yearbook lists the correct answers . See how well you know the school you
spent the last four (or more) years at!
1. Who were the 1984 Homecoming King and
2. What was the name of FSC's retiring
3. How long was the Ram's Den Pub closed
4. Who was the Class of 1985's Valedictorian?
5. What "change" did the College Center
Building go through this year?
6. What mock celebrity "appeared" at
7. What events did the THIRD WORLD
ORGANIZATION sponsor this year?
8. What department does Dr. Horrigan head?
9. How many graduated in the class of 1985?
10. What musical did the HILLTOP
PLAYERS produce this year?
1 1 . What new organization is bringing new
solutions to an old problem?
12. What Senior Week event involved a boat?
13. Who is the President of the Class of 1985?
14. What Campus organization emphasizes
15. Who was the female who ran on the
Democrat's Presidential ticket?
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16. What is the most popular yet unofficial
club at FSC?
17. Who was this year's DIAL Editor?
18. What family includes a FSC professor and
a 1985 Graduate?
19. What year were men officially enrolled at
20. Where did a large group of FSC students
go on Spring Break?
21. Who was FSC's acting President for the
1984-85 school year?
22. What day did the Class of 1985 graduate?
23. What popular event happens twice a year
24. What popular beverage was made available
to New England this year?
25. Who was the DIAL Photo Editor?
26. What magazine ran an article on WDJM?
27. What is the FSC literary magazine's name?
28. Who captained the FSC Rugby team?
29. How many Seniors did not have their
Senior Portrait taken?
30. What organization sponsors most of FSC's
31. Where can you find many FSC sunbathers?
32. What was the name of the world's first
33. Who was the GATEPOST Editor this
34. Who captained the FSC Hockey team?
35. What is the WDJM "mascot"?
36. Who was a guest speaker at
37. What Rock Band closed SANDBOX 18?
38. What is a "sign of our time?"
39. How long has the FSC Rugby team been in
40. Who won his first Grammy this year?
41. What "magazine cover" introduces the
Class and Club Section?
42. What teams are not shown in this
43. What does "Equestrian" mean?
44. Who is the DIAL'S "Man of the Year"?
45. What club sponsors the FSC Fashion
46. How many pages in this DIAL?
47. What event Preceeds Commencement?
48. Who performed the NUTCRACKER at
49. What can be donated to the FSC Bleacher
50. Why did the Ram's Den Pub close this
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51. How many years was Dr. McCarthy
President at FSC?
52. What was the new policy at SANDBOX
53. What is FSC's law enforcement called?
54. What word describes the last year?
55. What vehicle helps commuters get to
campus from Bowditch Field?
56. What was HOMECOMING 1984 titled?
57. Who is FSC's best over all Crosscountry
58. Who announced the FSC Football games?
59. Who's picture keeps popping up in this
60. Which Kennedy spoke at FSC this year?
61. How many cast members were in
HILLTOP'S production this year?
62. What Department awarded the most
63. In what month did Spring Break occur in
64. What's another name for SENIOR
65. How many Dorms are there at FSC?
66. What is the "Filene's" of FSC?
67. Who is the President of SGA?
68. Where was SENIOR WEEK's first event
69. What was the Baseball team's over-all
70. How many instructors are there in the
Physical Education Department?
71. Where do all good students go?
72. Who sponsors HOMECOMING?
73. How many photographers contributed to
74. SENIOR COUNTDOWN began how many
days before Graduation?
75. How many "Dorm Fires" were there at
76. Who is the President of the United States?
77. What is the name of FSC's new Food
78. Where can you find Video Games on
79. What do the radio station's initials stand
80. When did the Ram's Den Pub open?
81. Where did the "Booze Cruise" sail to?
82. Where do SANDBOX spectators sit?
83. Where did the Women's Soccer Team
finish their season?
84. What replaced "Centre Pizza"!
85. What did the Class of 1985 donate to
Framingham State College?
We've seen all the clubs, the faculty,
the events, the signs of our time, the
changes . . . now it's time for us! The
Graduating Class of 1985. There were 519
of us with degrees ranging from Food and
Nutrition to Computer Science. There
were seven graduating with Summa Cum
Laude honors; Mary Cerillo, Margeret
Spencer Codner, Carleen Daly, Joan
Georgalis, Juliet Sleeman, Carol Baker
and Nancy Stearns. The Economics De-
partment awarded the most degrees with
77 recipients with the Psychology Depart-
ment coming in second awarding 49 un-
But before we actually graduated we
took some time to celebrate and boy did
we have fun. It's traditionally called SEN-
IOR WEEK but we just call it a good
time . . .
'Booze Cruise" around Boston Harbor
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. well, party anyway!
The "Comedy Stop" in the FSC Forum
Yes, for the last time in their FSC
Careers, Gerri Prince and Leigh McElroy
are selling tickets. They always say
"Save the best for last" and Gerri and
Leigh did just that for here they sell tick-
ets for the Senior Week events.
The first stop for SENIOR WEEK was a bus trip to PUFFERBELLIES in Hyanis. Rosemary looks like she's equipped for the bus ride down!
'I bet you didn't get that one!"
Boston Harbor Cruise
'One for the road"
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Campus Police Softball Game
Students Seek Revenge!
Black and White Night
And now, the moment we've all been
waiting for, GRADUATION! A time of
reflecting and looking forward. A time for
memories. A time to sigh in relief and say
"hey, that wasn't so bad." A time for
"coming-togethers" and saying good-
bye. Some made it through with smiles,
others with tears, but on May 26, 1985 the
speeches were made, the diplomas hand-
ed out and the cheers exploded!
To: Jennifer Long
From: Lisa Graceffa
It's been an unforgettable 2 years. I'm going to miss our late
night talks, as well as our friendly ghost in room 306. Thanks Jen
for everything! Good Luck, Roomie! Love always, Lisa
Charlene Elvers: Thanks for everything! You are the BEST!!
MAO: Quit! Who needs those kids, cars, or japs. ME.
Patty L. : Looks like we made it ! Thanks for being a great friend
— Let's stay in touch!
Our "us" cover boy was all smiles on the way to getting his diploma.
'Here they come a-jus-a walkin' down the aisle!'
Mandy Brannigan — CONGRATULATIONS! — I'll miss ya! To Rob P. — You're the greatest! Thanks for all your support
during my F.S.C. years
To 6th floor Lamed — DL, SL, CS
From the one without a nickname TO Rose, Gumby, Jayne, and Farina: GOOD LUCK! Come
I'll miss you guys and our past four years! Now instead of back and visit!
studying we'll have more time for partying. Love you guys — From: 3rd and Dianne
Kathy Young's ever present smile will be missed.
'We've got legs!"
Guest Speaker Dr. William P. Castelli, 1985 Honorary Degree Recipient.
1985 Valedictorian, Mary Lee Cerillo
To June and Ruth, To Maureen O'Donnell:
We made it through student-teaching with a 4.0. YEAH! From Carol Corriveau
Linda I never thought that I would be so lucky to get a roommate like
you. Thanks for being such a good friend for the past four years!
I Love You — I'll miss you to DL and SL.
To Meave Foley: Adios — Good Luck in all you do. We will You're a great person and an even better friend. Thanks for
miss you! Keep in touch! everything. I'll miss you.
The Puttas Love ya
P.S.: See you in Spain Tricia
Make way for the Media Communications Majors!
Executive Vice President Chaves awards Honorary Degree Recipient Ella
To Maureen, Sue McNulty:
Living in 623 Lamed Hall with you for four years and we're You really helped make senior year the best! Always remember
seniors will stay with me for the rest of my life! the binges we went on — Senior Countdown, etc. Best of luck in
Love, Grad. School.
Your Roommate C. Love,
Bye Mandy —
Take Care and Keep Smiling!
To: The College Center Crew
The blessed one returns — Blessed be Landreaux
Dr. Previte gives his son Chris a proud embrace as he leaves with his diploma.
Class President, Craig Col well
To 3rd floor Horace Mann:
From a warm hug (of course) JT
I'm so glad you guys were a part of my college life. I have had
the BEST times with you from our Blizzard Hawaiin Party,
Monticello, to Norwich Weekend (Happy Campers!) The close
relationship between all of us is so special and unique that I hope
it lasts a lifetime. You guys are the best! I Love You!
To the"Rat Busters",
I had a great time on Halloween but please don't take your
I'll miss you guys — Marsha, Carleen, and MoMo
To my roommate Micki,
Thanks so much for all the great times we have had over four
years. You have been the greatest friend. I'll miss you.
Now that the studying (and sweating) is over, Graduates have alot to laugh about.
1984-85 Acting President, Dr. Philip Dooher.
To Carolyn Taylor Liz Russo,
From Lori Colletto You've been such a good friend. I hope we always keep in
I know I kid you a lot, but you've been an inspiration. I'll miss touch. Keep Smiling! Good Luck — You've got what it takes to |
you next semester! be successful.
To: Tricia and Paula on 3 center CONGRATULATIONS!
From: the one you loved to aggrevate. Your antics are strange, Love,
you make me insane, but when you leave college I'll miss ya! Gumby
'The long and winding road
"You've come a long way, baby!
Keep asking questions and you will never be without an answer.
You've been my best critic. Good Luck in whatever you do.
To 3rd floor Horace Mann:
It's been four good years! Reunion at the Statue of Liberty!
To Jane C.
Keep wishing upon that shining star! May the future bring
faith, hope, and love into your life. Reach out for those dreams.
To Diane Buonopane
From Kathy Dearden and Helen Roth
Wish you were celebrating graduation with us to make the
"Three Musketeers" complete.
Congratulations to the Class of 1985!
David N. Aduba
Charles D. Anderson III
Phillip C. Andiauer
Laura L. Andrews
Sandra K. Andrews
Early Childhood Education
Anne M. Augustini
Sally B. Ayotte
Joanne L. Baglinski
Carol J. Baker
Jamie A. Batchelder
Mary E. Beaudoin
Lori J. Bennett
Debra A. Berestin
Robert J. Berube
Carol R. Besgen
Karen J. Bjorkman
Rose Marie Botto
Ann E. Boyea
Jonna M. Branigan
Lynne A. Buccigross
Diane F. Buonopane
James F. Burke Jr.
Michael J. Burke
Lori A. Caldwell
Kenneth R. Cardinale
Diane M. Carney
Lisa R. Caserta
John F. Casey
Sandra L. Cause
Michael F. Charnley
John P. Ciesinski
Mark E. Cohen
Craig R.C. Colwell
Carol A. Corriveau
Jean M. Costa
Jane M. Costello
Ella T. Coughtry
Robert P. Coutinho
Patricia A. Cowie
Jean M. Crossman
Cynthia C. Crowell-Feeley
Lori J. Dalessandro
Maureen T. Davis
Anne M. DeCenzo
Richar A. Delorie
Steven R. Desjardin
Ester M. Dias
Cheryl A. Dimento
Laurie A. Donahue
Cathy A. Dunham
Rosemary E. Durant
Bettina V. Dustin
Patricia C. Dwight
Brian A. Earley
Joseph B. Eckman
Ann K. Eldridge
Loren J. Ellis
Karen M. Ells
Dawn E. Engdahl
Ruth I. Erickson
Patricia A. Erwin
Lisa J. Falco
Linda M. Fannon
Keith E. Faulkner
John M. Fields
Lisa M. Fitzpatrick
Paul R. Francoise
Steven B. Frasco
Early Childhood Education
Mary E. Girard
Robert J. Girling
Maureen I. Golgata
Joan D. Goodwin
Carol A. Goulet
Susan B. Green
Angela M. Griffith
Eric C. Hail
William D. Halsing
Mary G. Hamawi
Donna Marie Hanlon
Cheryl A. Hannon
Jacqueline A. Harold
Eileen P. Henning
Shirley A. Hohman
Susan B. Honekamp
Lynn J. Honland
Joyce Marie Howes
Andrea M. Howlett
Naomi L. Hutt
Rhona C. Jarmulowicz
Early Childhood Education
Eric P. Johnson
Grace P. Johnson
Brenda K. Jones
Sharon A. Jones
Robert A. Juliano
John E. Keating
Louetta E. Keene
Jay G. Kelley, Jr.
Alexandra H. Kelso
Karyln M. Kilroy
Cherie M. Knight
Erick J. Lahme
Scott A. Laman
Nancy A. Lanza
Lorraine A. Lebel
Lisa J. Leduc
Susan Mary Lee
Gisele T. Legere
Lillian J. Lennard
Elizabeth T. Leone
Hayden R. Lever
Economics and Day Care
Patricia C. Levesque
Dorothy M. Lombardi
Patricia L. Lowther
Keith A. Macpherson
Kathleen A. Madden
Susan M. Magliozzi
William E. Magnuson
Deborah A. Mahan
Consumer and Family Studies
Mary E. Mahoney
Beatrice M. Mahr
Robert E. Malone
Deborah K. Mark
Janine A. Marzuard
Brenda L. Matall
Glenn S. Matto
John M. Mazzola
Martha L. McCagg
Lee A. McElroy
Gregory E. McGowan
Robert J. McManus
Susan A. McNuIty
Maureen L. McPhee
Gianna M. Melone
Randy J. Michaelson
Pamela C. Molloy
Mary E. Moreschi
Kathleen M. Morris
Renee M. Morris
Susan M. Mull ins
Peter P. Mundy
Glenn J. Murphy
Kathleen P. Nally
Kathryn A. Naujalis
Linda L. Nichols
Maureen T. Obrien
Collen M. Odea
John J. Odonoghue
Beth E. O'Grady
Consumer and Family
Kimberly A. Okeefe
Eileen A. Oleary
Paula J. Panciocco
Carolyn J. Pano
Warner H. Pierce
Deborah E. Place
Anne M. Poitras
Gregory E. Powers
William B. Reilly
Patricia E. Ritchie
Lori A. Rivers
Donna C. Roberto
Jody L. Robison
Helen A. Roth
David M. Rubin
Margaret O. Rubino
Richard A. Russo
Kenneth G. Sallale
Robert M. Sanderson
Marie E. Santella
Diana L. Scott
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Linda A. Shaughnessy
Maria L. Sheehan
Dimitri K. Skrepetos
Juliet P. Sleeman
Patricia L. Small
Beth Ellen Smith
Kelley A. Smith
Tracey L. Spencer
Barbara A. Spiri
Paul B. Martin
Lesley F. Stanley
Mary Ann Stefanelli
Consumer and Family Studies
Beverly A. Sullivan
Wayne D. Sullivan
Dawn R. Talley
Susan M. Talman
John F. Tavares
Carolyn I. Taylor
Jayne H. Taylor
Sandra Lea Tedstone
Eleanor M. Teehan
Carole E. Theriault
John A. Thornquist
Charles D. Thyne
James F. Tobin
Rita M. Vergona
Karen E. Vlass
Lawrence L. Waithe
Helene Ann Walls
Sherrill K. Ware
Lisa A. Weiner
Renee M. Welling
Stacy J. West
Carolyn A. Williams
Kellie A. Wilson
Daniel M. Wood
Virginia A. Wright
Mary Esther Wyand
Barbara L. Zywien
Early Childhood Education
Greg Valentini. Photo Editor
Many thanks to all of the contributing photographers that lent
their talent to the DIAL!
John McCracken David Piantedosi
Kelly Welby Mimi Thibaull
Jeff Spence Lisa DuFries
Paul Murphy Sherry Ware
Phil Reilley Steve Reitter
Mark Waters Sue Ayalaan
Jeff DePaolo Nancy Silvcrstre
Mike Tonelli David Schwarts
And an extra special "Thank You" to Bob Oliveira for his
"FSC PURSUIT ANSWERS"
Now that you've got your College Diploma, you feel pretty smart don't you? Learning doesn't end with College, our minds
can never absorb enough knowledge. The information in our FRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE PURSUIT game isn't
earth shattering but it is information that you should be familiar with assuming that you were an active, participating senior at
Framingham State College. Even if you weren't at all of the events, we hope that the DIAL will be a good reference for all of
this year's activities, so in years to come you will be able to look at it and remember what life at Framingham State College was
How well did you do? Check your answers with correct answers on the next page.
FSC PURSUIT ANSWERS"
1 . Kevin Malloy and Jodie Rafus
2. Dr. D. Justin McCarthy
3. One Week
4. Mary Cerillo
5. A new clock and the building's name
6. "Michael Jackson"
7. Black Awareness Week, Ram Jam
8. Speech Department
10. "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the
1 1 . Commuter Alliance
12. Harbor Cruise
13. Craig Colwell
14. SGA (and SUAB)
15. Geraldine Ferraro
16. "Hang Out on the Wall" Club
17. Lisa DuFries
18. The Prevites
21. Dr. Philip Dooher
22. May 26, 1985
24. Coors Beer
25. Greg Valentini
26. The Beat
27. The Onyx
28. Mike Charnley, Keith Faulkner and Bill
31. "O'Connor Beach"
32. Baby Fae
33. There were two, Paul Fitzgerald and Bill
34. Frank Piso and Rich Russo
35. A Flamingo
36. Dr. Costillo
38. See Page 58
39. 2 Years
40. Bruce Springsteen
42. Field Hockey and Tennis
43. Rider or Riding
44. President McCarthy
45. Home Economics Club
47. Senior Week
48. The Boston Ballet Company
50. Insurance policy ran out
51. 23 Years
52. No alcohol
53. Campus Police
55. Shuttle Bus
56. A Class Affair
57. John Fields
58. Ivan Slovan
59. Jeff Chaulk's picture
60. Edward Kennedy Jr.
62. The Economics Dept.
64. "A Good Time"
66. The Bookstore
67. Cindy Santomassimo
71. Henry Whittimore Library
75. Too many!
76. Ronald Wilson Reagan
78. The College Center Game Room
79. D. Justin McCarthy
80. Our Sophomore Year
81. No where, it went around Boston Harbor
82. On the lawn
83. the MAIAW Division 3 Tournament
84. Herbie's Ice Cream
85. The letters titling the building the D. Justin
McCarthy (College Center)